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Data center products are increasingly part of organizations’ IT infrastructure. Just like any other IT product, these products are connected to sustainability issues throughout the supply chain, with negative impacts on both human health and the environment. TCO Development is now designing criteria for data centers, that will help put more sustainable products on the market.

A growing purchaser demand is another reason why this is a natural step to take. The new product area will allow purchasers to take a more holistic view of TCO Certified as part of their sustainable IT focus.

The data center package will be part of TCO Certified, generation 8. The majority of the criteria is the same as the current product categories. The certification drives responsibility and transparency in the supply chain and reduces or eliminates the use of hazardous substances in IT products, coveri